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I can see Ohio from my deck!

Actually what I can see is the rising Tennessee river but that is another story. Let me share a little insider secret. When the freight markets are depressed, the mostly smart money runs to the big freight markets. Everybody runs … Continue reading

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Turning Of The Page…….

It’s been an awesome run for the last 8 years but it’s time for a change. Anne and I have wanted to be home more often. We have six children most of whom live in Chattanooga and six grandchildren that … Continue reading

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Crazy Lucky

We had decided not to commit to a dedicated run for Christmas this year because the normal spot market rates had jumped through the roof and the contract rates had not gone up enough.    That plan lasted a whole … Continue reading

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Let’s assume the best of each other….

I have noticed in the past month how many people have absolutely no grace. What happened to common courtesy. What about being nice to your neighbor. Not mocking people. Not making fun of the way someone looks, talks or acts. … Continue reading

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First Time For Everything 

Forgot to post about this.  Back in November we were running a high value load from Los Angeles to Memphis.  Delivery was scheduled for 8 AM.  We got to the receiver about 1 AM.  The locked gate to the loading … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

We have actually been working for the last few weeks.  Lots of play days mixed in of course.  A few weeks ago we had a load to Colorado that just happened to deliver on the same weekend as the Colorado … Continue reading

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Our New(er) Volvo

OK, so Ed is doing very well.  Now lets talk about replacing our truck.  After all the waiting on the insurance company we finally got the check and I could get serious about buying a damn truck.  I had found a … Continue reading

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